J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Composition Study: Figures on a Shore with a Fierce Storm over a Plain Beyond 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 63 Recto:
?Composition Study: Figures on a Shore with a Fierce Storm over a Plain Beyond 1798
D01567
Turner Bequest XL 61
Pencil and chalk on white wove paper, 135 x 95 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘61’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XL – 61’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This drawing continues on folio 62 verso opposite (D01566; Turner Bequest XL 60a), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘?Composition Study: Figures on a Shore with a Fierce Storm over a Plain Beyond 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-composition-study-figures-on-a-shore-with-a-fierce-storm-r1173806, accessed 17 February 2020.